revanche

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re·vanche

 (rə-vänch′, -väNsh′)
n.
The act of retaliating, especially by a nation or group to regain lost territory or standing; revenge.

[French, from Old French revancher, to revenge : re-, re- + vengier, vencher, to avenge; see revenge.]

re·vanch′ism (-vän′chĭz-əm, -väN′shĭz-) n.
re·vanch′ist adj. & n.
re·vanch·is′tic adj.
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revanche

(rɪˈvæntʃ)
n
revenge
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re•vanche

(rəˈvæntʃ, -ˈvɑ̃ʃ)

also re•vanch•ism

(-ˈvæn tʃɪz əm, -ˈvɑ̃ ʃɪz-)

n.
the policy of a state intent on regaining areas of its original territory that have been lost to other states.
[1855–60; < French: revenge]
re•vanch′ist, n., adj.
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